eTick.ca

A public platform for image-based identification and population monitoring of ticks in Canada. Click here to learn more about this initiative.

IMPORTANT: Only ticks collected on animals or found in the environment are currently accepted for the pilot project in the province of Quebec. Moreover, specimens submitted in the context of this project will not be tested for pathogens.

How can I consult data?

Click on "Explore data” in the top menu to consult tick records submitted by other users.

How can I participate?

A pilot project is currently ongoing in the province of Quebec. Click here to learn how you can submit pictures of ticks for identification.

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Photographic guide

Click here to quickly learn how to take good pictures of ticks with a mobile device or a digital camera.

How can I recognize a tick?

Click here to learn how to recognize a tick.

How can I remove a tick?

Click here to get information on how to remove a tick and recommendations following a tick bite